Posts by Hillsboro Free Press

Students sign college intent letters

Brooks Gardner signed with Tabor College where he plans to play football for his dad, head football coach Mike Gardner. Brooks is the son of Mike and Julie Gardener. On Wednesday, April 20, at 3: 00 p. m. Sarah Spencer signed with the Kansas Academy of ...


Local students participate in TSA State Conference

Left to Right: Jacob Denholm, Austin Rempel, Paul Glanzer, Noah Bartel, Olivia Slater, Charlie Peters, Garrett Helmer, Kyla Isaac & Callie Bernhardt. Location: Webster Conference Center, Salina, KS.

The official 2019 Kansas TSA State Conference results from April 17-19 are as follows: Jacob Denholm took first place in dragster design. Garret Helmer and Olivia Slater took second and third places. Denholm, Noah Bartel and Paul Glanzer took first in system control technology. For VEX robotics, ...


Centre FFA Chapter participates in banquet

Centre FFA attendees and award recipients of the 2019 SCD FFA Banquet in Kingman, KS. Dillon Knepp, Tyler Nickel, Ms. Melissa Strassburg (KSU Student Teaching Intern), and Cameron Spohn.

On Monday, April 15th, the Centre FFA Chapter traveled to Kingman, KS for the South Central District (SCD) Banquet. Delegates from Centre, Tyler Nickel and Cameron Spohn, participated in the selection of the 2019-2020 SCD FFA Officer Team. Rhett ...


Hillsboro Golf Team splits up and performs well

The Hillsboro High School golf team played in the Hillsboro JV Tournament on Friday, April 26. The team did well with three placing in the top ten, earning medals. The freshman players showed up and scored well for the team. Eli Dalke shot a 51 and placed seventh. Frank Wichert shot ...


Hillsboro does well at track meets last week

Josiah Driggers won first in the long jump at the James Thomas Invitational with a jump of 21-11.00. Karrie Rathbone/Special to the Free Press

The Hillsboro track team kept busy this week with two meets. The first one on Tuesday was in Halstead where the girls took first and the boys took second. The Trojans hosted the James Thomas Invitational on Friday where 15 schools competed. Halstead – The girls showed up to win on Tuesday. Kinsey Kleiner took ...


Hillsboro Baseball has mixed week

Hunter Hein and Brooks Gardner celebrate Hein's home run for the win over Hoisington. Karrie Rathbone/ Special to the Free Press

The Hillsboro baseball team had a busy week last week with two doubleheaders. They played on Tuesday in Larned and then at home on Friday against Hoisington and won most of their games. Larned - Four hits from Caleb Potucek weren’t enough as Hillsboro fell to Larned 6-11. Potucek tripled ...


Former Tabor player called up to play for Atlanta Braves

Former Tabor College standout pitcher Jacob Webb has realized his dream: pitching in the major leagues. Webb was called up to the Atlanta Braves this past week, becoming the first Tabor pitcher to make an MLB roster. Webb came to Tabor in 2010 after one semester at Riverside Community College. The Riverside, Calif. , native pitched for ...


Good turnout at second annual dance

Adalee Gawith and her dad Travis attended the dance. Adalee said,” Oh, he looks so handsome; like a prince.” Phoebe Jantzen / Free Press

Although this was only the second annual Marion County Daddy/Daughter Dance, it has become one of the most anticipated yearly events for little girls county-wide. The event is sponsored by Families and Communities Together, Inc. (FACT) ...


Senior Scribbles (5-1-19)

HILLSBORO senior center We are ready to say hello to May. Already time for warmer weather, graduations, Mother's day and Memorial Day, too, in May, We also have the May menus ready. We hope you can join us soon. We are ...


Deaths (5-1-19)

Phyllis Litke, 88, died April 25, 2019, at Bethesda Home in Goessel. Celebration of Life Service at 10: 30 a. m. on May 7, 2019, at Ebenfeld M. B. Church Rural Hillsboro. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p. m. on May 6, 2019 at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Memorials to Mission Eurasia in ...